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Outpost : life on the frontlines of American diplomacy : a memoir / Christopher R. Hill.

By: Hill, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert), 1952- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Description: viii, 431 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451685916 :; 1451685912.Subject(s): Hill, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert), 1952- | Diplomats -- United States -- Biography | Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography | United States. Foreign Service -- Biography | United States -- Foreign relationsDDC classification: 327.73/0092 | B
Contents:
Early diplomatic lessons -- Peace Corps -- First mentor -- A force of nature -- Frasure -- A peace shuttle -- Unfinished business -- On to Geneva -- "Your beautiful country" -- Kosovo : "Where it began and where it will end" -- Unfinished peace -- The safe room -- Patterns of cooperation -- Calling an audible -- Plastic tulips -- Heart of darkness -- Showing up -- Breakfast with Cheney -- "That's verifiable" -- Global service -- Taking the Fifth -- The longest day -- Winding down the war.
Summary: An "inside the room" memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who, in a career of service to the country, was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy -- from the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the endless war in Iraq.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-413) and index.

Early diplomatic lessons -- Peace Corps -- First mentor -- A force of nature -- Frasure -- A peace shuttle -- Unfinished business -- On to Geneva -- "Your beautiful country" -- Kosovo : "Where it began and where it will end" -- Unfinished peace -- The safe room -- Patterns of cooperation -- Calling an audible -- Plastic tulips -- Heart of darkness -- Showing up -- Breakfast with Cheney -- "That's verifiable" -- Global service -- Taking the Fifth -- The longest day -- Winding down the war.

An "inside the room" memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who, in a career of service to the country, was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy -- from the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the endless war in Iraq.

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